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police release surveillince video of the man they say kidnapped cal ripken's mother last week.this morning, they're asking for your help catching the most wanted man in harford county. county.megan gilliland is here with video of the suspect you need to look out for. good morning guys,at this hour... the suspect is still out there... and is considered to be armed and dangerous.we want to show you... right now... the man you need to be looking out for... for...you can see him here wearing a baseball cap... and walking into a glen burnie walmart.... where sources say he used vi ripken's credit card to make a purchase.police believe this is the man who abducted ripken from her aberdeen home and held her for 24 hours last week. they're asking anyone who may have
seen him to come forward. "iq: please if you saw him.... oq: please call us." us." it's believed the suspect drove ripken around central maryland for hours... periodically making stops in neighboring counties. while police have followed up on more than 50 tips... no arrest has been made. investigators say it's the people who saw this man that night... that will be key to the case.i'm megan gilliland, fox45 morning news. tragedy strikes in calvert county.police say a man killed most of his family...then killed himself. himself.the gruesome scene unfolded in owings. owings.police found the bodies of 32 year old frank hayward, his wife and 2 year old
daughter on tuesday morning. they say he killed them... then tried to set his home on fire.police say hayward then killed himself.one neighbor says the family was having trouble. iql i said hey your houseoq: going through a rough patch patchhayward's 12 year old son was able to escape, but was burned and had cuts on his neck.he's in critical condition.there was apparently another adult in the home who escaped. anthony barksdale wakes up as the new baltimore city police commissioner, this morning. morning.fred bealefeld was officially retired as of midni. midnight.the mayor has appointed barksdale as the city's acting top cop. a national search began earlier this summer for a permanent replacement. a colorado man is facing charges today... for allegedly bringing a gun into a movie theater. police were called to the scene... after a movie-goer spotted the suspect... james mapes... walking into a theater with a
gun strapped to his waist in plain view. police evacuated the theater as they searched for mapes... and arrested him. scientists now know the reason behind 162-seals washing ashore in new england. england.they appear to have an illness... that's being classified as a new strain of bird flu.there's evidence to suggest the virus jumped from birds to marine mammals.and scientists say... that virus could potentially pose a threat to humans. another sewing needle is found in an airplane meal.this time... it happened during an air canada flight.the airline says it's "working closely" with the caterer... to make sure security measures are in place.meanwhile... the f-b-i is already investigating reports of needles found in 6 sandwiches on delta flights from amsterdam to the u-s two weeks ago. microsoft is parting ways with hotmail. over the next few months... the tech giant will invite hotmail users to test a new web-based version of outlook. existing users will be able to
keep their hotmail addresses... but new users will have to choose an outlook domain. eventually... all hotmail users will be forced to switch e-mail systems. but microsoft has not set a firm deadline. today... the u-s postal service is likely to default on a big bill... if it doesn't get some help from congress. it owes more than á5-billion dollarsá in health care pre- payments. the government mandates the service pre-fund the benefits for future retirees. the default is largely symbolic. the postal service is considered independent... and doesn't usually use taxpayer dollars. right now... it's operating on a loan from the treasury. mitt romney's pick for his running mate... could come at aay time. time.and now... the campaign for the republican nominee is revealing the announcement will come through an áapp.á users who download the free app will be among the first to know who romney picks for vice president. that pick is expected sometime between now... and the start of the republican national convention later this month. apple fans... listen up. there's no official
announcement yet... but there's speculation the i- phone 5 will be unveiled by september 12th.new and improved features will reportedly include a slightly larger screen... a smaller dock connector... and technology making it easier for shoppers to make payments through their phones. proving once again there's an app for everything.... a tech savvy farm wants take its harvest to smartphones everywhere. but the farmers can only do it if their customers decide to help. help. joel d. smith is live in white hall to check on the progress of the crops and the donations coming in. good morning joel d. 3
wild... one month after a bizarre run-in with a truck. by the looks of this picture... it looked like it was all over for this bald eagle.while swooping down to pick up some road kill... it crashed head on into a semi truck in wisconsin. wisconsin.thanks to the driver.. a vet was called in and the eagle was diagnosed with a concussion. he was then given to a rehabilitation center to recover... where the owner is still stunned the eagle survived. ((amazed, incredible is a better word for it, especially when you saw the pictures and the second picture had the head through the grill, and
3 3 3 3 saving a life... 08:33:37 "i just had this feeling in my gut - something's wrong, something's " wrong."the dangerous organ donation...that saved one young woman's life...next in our cover story. why don't we play a game of hide and seek? rit now? yeah go hide. one, two... [ son ] come and find me! three! [ male announcer ] bite-sized chicken's grown up. new kfc bites. freshly hand-breaded in the colonel's original recipe. try 10 bites with an 8 piece meal for $19.99. today tastes so good.
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and i am a phoenix. visit phoenix.edu to find the program that's right for you. enroll now. an organ to save the life of someone you love?in this morning's cover story... melinda roeder shares with us the remarkable ond between one young couple... and the surprising danger that almost killed one of them. them. (cover first oart of bite with photo) 08:15:06 "looking at them, you would never know, that they ever had any sugreries - they look phenomenal."doctors at the university of maryland medical center.... often witness stories of survival.but for this couple -- life wouldn't be possible without love... and undying generosity. 08:42:02 "i knew how much he loved me, but this is something special."jenn dietrich was in a bad car accident jack in january. she was prescribed percocet for neck and back pain.but didn't want to take any more of the drug that absolutely
necessary.08:30:04 "i didn't know that percocet had acetimenophin in it and i was... bumped up the acetiminophin."a seemingly harmless decision - that would prove - almost deadly. 08:30:21 "i just remember being very, very tired."it was back on february 12-th - rob's birthday - that he first noticed something wrong with his girlfriend.08:32:31 "jen was acting strange... a little bit stumbly."over the next few days... she continued to seem a little "off."- making strange phone calls - then not responding to his texts. 08:33:15 "it was like she hadn't remembered that she called me five minutes ago." then a couple days went by - without any contact at all. 08:33:37 "i just had this feeling in my gut - something's wrong, something's wrong."08:31:25 "and so he finally got in touch with my dad and said i haven't heard from jenn... should go and check on her."jenn's father found her unconscious --- she was rushed to the e-r. diagnosed with advanced liver
failure... which couldn't be reversed.08:09:58 "and probably within 24 hours, she went from being somewhat coherent to totally comatose. so she was progressing rapidly."with no cadavre liver available for transplant... doctors had to consider a rare and somewhat risky surgery... 08:19:10 "she actually declined quite rapidly and i remember callig her dad and saying we really need to move forward with a living donor option."family members were ruled out for medical reasons. and they were running out of time to find a donor.08:19:08 "everybody on the team felt like she wouldn't be alive in 12 hours."that's when rob - got the call - and came to the rescue.08:37:31 "so i said, mom, get dressed. i need a ride to the hospital. i'm not gonna be driving home."a series of tests confirmed he was a compatible match.so doctors began removing more than half of his liver... transplanting it into jen's weakened body.an 8 hour surgery.08:40:12 "and then i woke up in the sicu."08:31:54 "somebody said rob donated his liver to you and i said 'what?!'... it had to come
from somewhere!"five months later - and both have made a full recovery.rob and jenn are grateful for the transplant team - the only one in the state - trained for this kind of transplant.but the doctors are giving credit elsewhere. 08:23:51 "the person who really gets the credit here is rob."08:15:30 "it takes guts. it taaes love and dedication." rob - of course - has no regrets...08:41:37 "no. none at all."and believes the tranplant has only strengthened the bond they share.08:45:41 "we're always together... but it's like i'm still here." (laughs)melinda roeder - fox 45 news at ten. next in sports... sports...the ravens get some bad news.dennis pitta has surgery on his right hand.find out if he's expected to hit the practice field anytime soon. ((break 3)) 3
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